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The Moyie City Leader May 14, 1898

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 u  hrr  -5  -YV  V>;  i'lti  "7i  i  _tj  X  Pi    Pi ��� F-s iH' _  ��' B-B' t=<  Kj* .        hi     P.-       S'  kf M _k i_i__^  W  ���OTH7P  \  \  \  .,_OL. I, NO. 5  -*|; - ���t=__t=       ,  ^?3       ���>_ <���'<*��.. i<��Sr-^_!_-^!!-'>��,>*3_-"*?'' _^x_f. ^^._i*. __?-._<'. .ip-.^^.^^-.v  '. '^ ^^^��^'^^^^^^-^--^^_?^g?S?^^_:&.  ?W*  MOYIE  CITY, B. C, MAY 14, 1898.  ���S2 A YEAR.  *.'  _>v��_k_~_v_mii__V  "W*.-^  'i&.  WILL CAPTURE HAYiNA  7nv\  AN IDEAL TOWNSITE For Business and  . ���   Pleasure; as a'Besidential Locality H  Unequalled..   Situated on Moyio Lake. Excellent Fish-  ing, Boating, Bathing  and  Shooting. . .  BACKED BY'FAY ROLLS  re  ')  9  ' Mines all within an hour's'walk. Good water  supply. Exceptional drainage facilities..Has  lh<f best prospects:     <r '    ' <>  $ The Busiest' and MosfrTsilked of Town in -M  EAST KOOTENAY.  4  G.  CAMPBELL,. Moyie City,   B.C.  K-.B.1-.  . jf.'/OP. .4". j*P. js&.jtP'. *<1". j^> /<&' >*'. j*f' M*"> .*#��� >**��� ^^''���jC"' jiff'  i-5��^5_B.i__>i_c*s����^5!&~i��5K_w_*��_jm��^^  vk* --^''"a^'---^^1 ><&.������ "'>*,���''--*_���    *_'^<��v,^��-.,>��H.*^55��.' ,*_���,>��-.���X_���><C��^���'^_���^*��_���  &��� ^���^.^.^.^.^'^���^.^.^���^'^���^^^���^���'^^iy^4&dZLj��i __!_._!!��___!_J_/  J.J  4-.  MAKTIN l?OIi_.Y;& CO._,l'ropK.  ,Tti_ HoiibC is Efuiippc-d in First Class Ptyie  Throughout, hurye unil Cominudious Dining  Itoor.i. Jio-st Brands of whics. I.ii.tiers ur.d  Oitj.-rrs can no liftd at.the liar.  Headquarters for Commenciaf and Mining Men".  Destructor  Blown Up  Near Gibraltar.  TROOPS ARE BEING SENT OUT  A Scheme Is Now on Foot to Attack Havana with Troops ou _.and and  , Uio Fleet lu Front.  IK      QUBBN  AVKNU'I-:,  MOYIE  CITY, B. C.  jrf^r..s��'. <f*.^.^.^.^.J&.ji-T.jP'.j&.j3r.1^'.^,.*3'.^'.sisr.jgr.jti''.jl'.jP'. >c._*'.>��:'.__<_.  .-.     ''Tin _ in i     i      nil,    mm   .ii.      li i  ii..i      hi    mi    mi    ii jii   mil,   iin   win i.iiii   mi     ill,   imm    mi    ���! i'.   'ilw  _w  'ill r7_.  . %�� ffl__  OF  "^1.  ~_ti  B_EH  -o-  in.'Icleal TownsiteijH-os-f. Ficturesquely and Delightfully Situated^: , <  J. M. MoM-ahon, who returned from  Foi-t Steele last Thursday, brought  otit the following war bulletins with  him:  London, 'May 11,���A dispatch to  the Qlobe from Gibraltar says: A  British steamer which has just arrived  there reports officially that she pa66ed  the Spanish torpedo "boat destroyer  <rI)e8tructor"yesterdayevening, which  wa.3 guarding the straits. Shortly  after the steamer passed her all the  lights of the Destructor suddenly extinguished', a terrihe 'explosion fol-  lowed,inrmetliat'ely and the Destructor  disappeared. . Disaster apparently  caused by the explosion of her boilers.  It is believed that all on board-have  perished.  New York, May ll.^-Reported that  Spain will send expedition against  Dewey. '   ' ' .  A Key West special says: Expedition under command,of Capt. ,Dorst,  4th cavalry, which left Tampa yesterday on the transport Gusaie has made  a successful landing within 50' milas  of Havana.  Arrangements have ��� been made to  bring back Admiral Sampson's fleet' to  Key West to'unite with,thc army to  invade Cuba. It is positively announced San Juan Puerto Rico will  not be bombarded and the island will  be left severely alone1 for the present,  or until Cuba ia freed and Aaiorican  military government firmly established  there.  Cranbrook Heruld:  Wathington, May 9.���The Cabinet-  has decided upon an aggressive campaign against the Spanish in the Philippines. Five thousand troops will be.  sent, there immodialely.  It is said that tlie war department  expects important news from Commander Sampson, who has moved  against Poito Hico., It is now believed  that he will encounter -the' Spanish  fleet there. Later on Havana will be  attacked from the rear by thc United  States and insurgent forces and, by  the United Slates fleet in front.  Five thousand troops have left  Key West for Cuba, and about 50,000  more will b.e sent forward in a few  days.  GENEML MEECHANTS.  *���   !.  roceries.  o  MINERS' OUTFITTING A SPECIALTY.  -PROPRIETORS   OF���  The Only Up-to-Dat'e Hostlery in East,. Kootenay.  MOYIE   CITY,  _0_R.IT,XJS_0:   OOXjTTIMC_OI____..  J   Ca  !Rf  ten;  ,^i____Wi_f4_>r.  acked:by payrolls of the St. Eugene, Moyie and  Lake Shore^ mines.  -0���  'or  Farther liifWiria'tioh Apply to'  LAKE SHORE ABDITIOM TOWNSltE COe  i��Mwuv.��-_amc_-._ __Ksni��_ar7SB  to  to  to  <i>  to  ���'..������O.  CAMPBELL, rraprictor, to  '���.���������'. ��� f : . to  'IMs Hotel is Hew���'���-and-'.Well FH^nished. The* '.g  Tables are Supplied with the Best ;the |  Market -.affoi'dsv The1 B*.'ifl 'FH:te#rwifrthl |  w minx "ui^clrs;,' I  to  to.  to  . ��.,  iP. i  ' '"   '   V-:\  Xbo luwu of Manila.  , The town of Manila, which bulletins  say was recently taken by the American licet, is n very creditable specimen  of the oriental city. The town lias a  population of about 230,000, of which  about 1(50,00 arc natives, 50,000 half  breeds between Chinese and Philippine  islander-, 15,000 Chinese aud f>,000  .European Spaniards. ^ Outside the  Spaniards, there are only about 250  white men in tho eity. Tho town's  commerce is about $9,000,000 a year,  largely iu wood and sugar.      ;  If,- as reported j the governor general  has surrendered the entire islands to  tlie United States, the Americans  have a heavy task ahead of thorn in  controlling the.islands, .tor the population is totally incapable of self government and the governor "' must be an  a'utocr'at of the sternest type.  TVill Wo Celebrate?   '  The people of Moyie City havo only  ten days in which to make ��� up their  minds as to whether or not they will  celebrate the Queen's birthday.  Some fitting program should be arranged for the occasion, and ' there is  undoubtedly plenty of material for the  different games and sports among tne  residents of this place.    '���  Some talk is being heard of Moyie  City joining hands with Swansea, our  sister city at the head of the lake,'and  having a celebration at the last named  place. If this is e agreed upon the  steamer" .Echo will mako excurion  trip3 between here and the head of the  lake during the day, thus affording the  people an opportunity of a pleasant  ride on the lake. '     "  Definite arrangements should be  mnJe d'ljrin_ the ncidt f6W days" and  got up a celebration that 'will,long be  remembered by the pioneers of.Moyie  City.  ^  ���  A Xelson Man's Views-  John Dorsey, a Nel30n mining man,  passed through here this week on his  return from Toronto and other eastern  cities. He says that the people rin  the east are regaining confidence in  British Columbia, especially in East  and West Kootenay,- and that they  are again looking for invatments here.  Of coiirse they ate more careful than  they were a year or two ago, and must  be convinced that their'investments  are safe before they can bo pursuaded  to risk their money. He found many  anxious inquirers.after the new towns  along thc Crow'3 ISTest road, especially  Moyie City.  Mr. Dorsey folio wed the new road  from Fort Macleod, and says that, he  considers Moyie City and Coal Creek  thc makings of two of the rric'st important points on tho entire route.  .j Crow's Nest Kailway Plans.  The Fort Steele Prospector of May  7th publishes an interview with F.  W. Peters, district freighfagent of the  C. P.R., in .which he says���..that the  company proposes to carry freight  through,the Crow's Nest Pass to the  -end of the>trrck as the line progresses  westward,-aud the people would be  able to take -advantage 'of this in ��� a  few-weeks, or as soon as the steel 'got  within 'economical teaming distance.  The rails should" reach the Kootenay  river by July.    ' ���  The rates will be based on ; mileage,  so that in case, say, of through freight  from the east, the - charges would be'  identically Ihe same .-as. those charged  to'points on the main line the same  distance from tho point of shipment.  As to passenger .traffic, until the railway was completea and the regular  service inaugurated, tickets would be  sold only as far west as Macleod, but  construction trains would always be  on the move and passengers could  use- them^ but of course they would  have to take the chances of delay incident-to travel under such circumstances. The company would do all  it could; and at the earliest possible  moment'to give whatever accommodation was possible to the people of this  district,  Tom Slim-key Knocked out.  Jim 'Jeffries, the .big Calitornian  boxer, and Tom Sharkey, - the hard  headed sailor; fought 20 rounds in the  prize ring in San Francisco last Saturday; The battle was won by Jeffries,  Sharkey took his defeat coolly and  showed few marks from the drubbing  he had received.  W. S. Cransou; J; X'��*   '.   ���  Last Monday W. S. Cransou/ chief  engineer of the C..P. K. for. this division, received his appointment as justice ci tlie peace for Moyie City. He  will soon bo sworn in arid enter upon  the duties of hisofficov A better choice  could not have, been .'made* as Mr.  Crans&h' is eminently qualified for the  position. ��� ' .'...���  the Best ;Brands of Ia-quors  HEADQUARTERS iF^R^OMWE^OIA^  ''<>Villi; VliY,  AHO  l&UWT��*i!#fr>&  BR^jHWH-WATT.- -  1       ��ttk��ot to; a; _r��� ��,���  ,^.Ayy^M^^^i^M^ c,i#__a" I S?vil?�� ^��yio- P?^';a lissome pay  ���'���    '"''���������   tiMtW iVnvV.i'4Ji '     ; h.'/it-hm a shori time. '_  -.Can _\'o*-r M'vlce I56cr.  Joseph' Nehk-rstadt was thc happiest  man in town thi_ week. For months  he, has beer. "'iMting for a brewer's  -licchne in order tliat; he might commence the m'anufHCture of beer, but it  was eo slow about coming that he  wad becoming discouraged. Last  Monday, however, the long looked for  docviment came to .hand, arid it is  needless to say that Mr. Neiderstadf.  was overjoyed.      \  Ho left the next day for Bonners  Ferry and Spokane to get malt and  and other riecessary articles for the  brewing of beer, and as soon as he, returns he will be ready to begin operations, He will be able to supply  Moyio City and all the surrounding  towns with beer .this'summer.  LOCAL BRIEFS.  Mr. O.ro".in BiiiT the St. Kugciio.  James Cronin, one of the owners of  the St. Eugene -mine, returned last  Saturday from Spokane and went to  F6V- Steele the following day,' retitfti-  ing here last Thursday.  Mr. Cronin has put several men to  work on the m hie and is git ting eyery-  thin's in shape for building the wagon'  read .aud-wording the miiidon a large  scale.    This will   have   til." , effect  of  roll  ���.yvj.-iu iio.-..v.  r*uKiz:  ���m}&  to   novcis  l*:^*3sssi$s��S:,;^^  . II       _ V       .-:..... 1...  -SU'ltNC'fi TQKT STEJEl.K.  j j Postmaster  Mayor   of  Fort.  Steele  'was in thei city last 'Wednesday.  J. M. McMahon returned Thursday  evening froni a business trip to Nelson.  J. N. Gillis o'f Kaslo was in the city  last Saturday and was a caller ufc this  office i  A. G. Lachapelle made' a business  trip to Fort Steele" the early part .of  the week.     ..  J. E. .Musgrave now has baths in  connection with his barber shop. Give  him a call.  ��� O. J. Eos'e'a new bbat has been  given its last coat of paint arid will be  launched tomorrow.  Ike Foster, A, Gray's manager at  Fort Steele; made a, business visit to  the city oi the lakes this week.  The Moyie Supply Co. is now in position to outfit prospectors with everything needed in their line.  Victor Desauliner, one of the proprietors of the Central Hotel, made a  a business trip to' Fort Steele this  week.'  K. K. Pi_er.,: repreceu'ti'ng the nrm  of Simon "L'eiser & Co. of Vancouver,  was here rilatlmg business for hie firm  this week.  Chas. ."Diamond is arround' on crutches thcsi;! day as a re.ult of severely  spraining his ankle while in Cranbrook a few clays ago.  Iv. G. Clark came in today from  about 135 miles west of here on the  Crow's IS'est Road, where he and two  other men have a grading'contract;  O.J.Johnson  and, Wm. Hamilton"  returned   yesterdav" from Cranbrook,'  ('       " ,   ,  where they went  to get some horses  of theirs which were wintered at that  place.   ��� - ���"       '  . FOE.   SALE���One ��� team,   harness  and   wagon.'    Both    horse3    young,  '  sound and  weigh   over  1,300 pounds  each.    For further particulars, apply  at J. Haskins' camp, near here. .  H. Bell-Irving was here last Monday  and inspected, some mining property/  on'the west shore of the lake. ��� He expects to return again in a short time.  ,T. Blackwood, of<the firm of Black- .  wood Bros..manufacturer's ot  mineral  water and fancy beverages, Winnipeg,  was '"��� here   doing   business   with   tho  hotel men" the fore part of the week.  ���  Attention is called to an  advertise-'  ment in another column of an auction  sale to be  held  here  Saturday-,  June-  4th for   the  purpose' of   disposing  of  four and a  half  acres of- government  land in,the heart of Moyie City;  Engineer J. P.  Gordon  and il.  Aj  v ,l *  Fraser were here on their way from  Macleod last Wednesday. They re;  port thc steel laid as far west as Bull  Head, about-GO miles east of Wardner,  According to the Fort Steele 'Pros'1  "  pector, a Presbyterian preacher by, the  '  name   of _ M'cPherson    has ' been  aps  pointed for , the- Moyie   lake  district}  but as yet he- has  not  made  his  ap�� ���  pearan.ee.  James JVIcNefil, tile popular bar";  tender who,lias been working at the  Moyie Hotel for the past few. months;  leaves today for Fort Steele, where he  resumes his old position as bartender  at the Central hotel.  The Acetylene gas machine; which  will be used in lighting the new East  Kootenay hotel; arrived last Saturday  froiri Niagara Falls, Out., aud will  scon be installed. It is thc first illuminator of its kind in this part of  the country.  Nelson Bcaulicuv, who runs the  hotel afc the Logging Camp, 25 miles  west of hero, has obtained his license  and moved in a stock of wet goods  this week. Mr. Beauiieux rims one '���'.,  of the best stopping places on" the  road.'' . ���-'     ���'���',������.��� :.l ':     '������ '  Dr. Watt of Fort Steel ''was'.hero last  Wednesday. Hereafter he will make  regular weekly visits to this place.  ���The"doctor'is a':.'candidate for . pro- '���'������  'vincial representative and, haying a  host of staunch supporters throughout  the country,-will make a strong run.  Coi. Henderson of Fort Steele ' was  here for a few day s this week. , Ho has  rented Capt. Sanburn'. house, on the  west shore of the lake, -and will remove here shortly to 'make his home.  The'colonel owns a fine tract of mea- ,  dow land near here which he intends  improving and looking after this sum-  'liicr.  .t<ast Saturday nig'lit "Jimmy"  Dunck, as he was pojiularly known to.  every citizen of  East  Kootenay,' and  ,1   .   i. .....   '    . .       !���  .    ..      ������  ,li   . ,     ',.��� ,u.-0  junior member of th6 mercantile house  of Carlin & Dtirick," Furt Steele,' died  of pneumonia,, the sequel to a severe,  attack of la grippe. The deceased  left a wife and four children to mourn' ���  his loss.���Cranbrook HeralcV.'  i i /i 00  'I' 111/1,'  ., 1  --s=  c?  s@  "**_ ���m  y  CS'  i  '<?  fcrhgcrCT_,i i_i.:"hm. ��"^nj.  MMg__g_��__Bni  Mt��^��-iii^yfc_aK>��rm��**<yijaKgay��Btwyt.i imwuwi'wir*yf  IN FEMLMNE HANDS.  THE  RESPONSIBILITIES,WHICH   REST  '      UPON  OUR GIRLS' SHOULDERS.'  A XJvRtri'oInt In the Sdacattnn of tho Modj,  ���ro Yottn_ M'oman���She Should Be Made  to Understand Her Power to Help _Ieq  _��ad Better TAret,  ��  Miss Agnes Hopplier'a very clever essay  on tho "Eternal" Feminine" la a uniquo  contribution to Jho philosophical discussion of the qualifications of woinnn as distinctly intended to make her mentally cor-r  relntlvo ami cover synonymous with mun.  ' In those days our daughters aro launched,  into the world much as professional men  svould be did their outfit consist of toxi-  bookfi of w-hlch they hod not learnetl the  use. Kvcry embellish mon fc, every nccom-  ' pllshment, ovory mental equipment, every  bodily skill of athletlo play, Is sedulously  ruado familiar to them. , They aro tindocd  . /'splendidly furnished,'" but to how few is  it'taught that they are to be tho strongest  restraining and purifying powor- of tho  Eoclal world I ., . I  So one can shut out from a young glrl'i !  oonsoioiiHness-.that  she is beautiful if  ilia i  wondrous gift is really hers.    Why should  f ho not be made to understand that having  it she has been intrusted with   that which l!  has had power t-o movo oven tho rulers nnd  kingdoms of tho earth and that in the low-,  est estimate possible  of? her influence she  Jios "a government upon her shoulders?"  '  ,\Ve of a generation passing out of sight  pny constantly that  the world is rioher in  art and aplondor, in   luxury amPfcsource,  .   than when we were young.   Wo know that  life is fuller, that tilings we never dreamed  of gladden and make life easier materially  nnd more worth living Intellectually. Yes,  these are trlto truths, but.  no  thoughtful  woman believes that the general aim is as  plovoting, as conservative, that the influence- against dissipation  and  the coarser  grnln  of lifo's converse-und action is as  jnrgooras strong as it was in tlfolr young  day.  There, is no doslro to brlDg baok tho  formality and stilted stiffness of Miss  < Austen's heroes and heroines. It takes all  her charm of genius and humor to.mako'  them real men and women to us. But bo-  tweon theso and tho unfortunate freedom  pf today thcu waa a tlmo whon tho horn-  Ago paid to loveliness and youth and beauty  meant that a man should come with clean  lips, chivalrli defercnoo and restrained  fcpoech into the society of women he ad-'  julred.  ' Can thero bo a doubt that if it were a  part of every'girl's preparation for her life  In tho world to understand that she could  holpmen to lead better lives, to have higher alms, to think nobler thoughts, sho '  would not respond to her calling and bo  proud of her possibilities? Continually  girls aro warned that this Is not customary  and that is not good form, and that chaperons and various conventional proprieties are indlsponsable, but��ls St instilled'  into them that far above conventions of  every sort thero is nn unwritten law to  which they are bound to be obedient, a law  , that is to link tho bettor life with their regard?  Words may multiply concerning the'^ex-  pct-ions, the biased -judgments, the unseeing: porsistonce of wives and mothors, nnd  jnueh bittornoGH may point their analysis  of fominlno character among young men  'wounded by coquotry or maimed by tho  falsonoss of a flirt, but in tho end, as' surely as tho sea obeys Its ordained ebb and  flow, and comes buck true to tho bench Id  has somo time left btiro, man's heart rests  not until In somo of its varying relations  us mother, wife or love he finds tho strongest influence of his nature through a woman's help.  One of tho ways In which this Influonce  |s profaned in those last days of our  strange, transforming century, is tho liberty of conversation. .Woary of tho morning's skimming of tho journals of tho day,  in which to do evil seems to be tho allotted  taGk of all humanity, a man finds the latest horror tho Hubjoot of tho family chat  on hie return to his homo. Thero in no  effort made, no trouble token to keep one  place, ono hour of the day free from the  yvrotchodnees of tho world's sin and misery. Tlie room must be well ventilated. A  pure _lr, f��U of healthful oxygen, must be  free to vitalise the blood, but for tho men-  ' tol atmosphere, what ocoupies tho thronged  city and stirs th�� passions and horrors of  men, may sufllco without disapproval.  "Igponslnce la not innocence," nor yofc let  . ibo'i'kh0#Yedgo of evil, which no man can  iflndcf, possibly to be confounded with  loss of sensitive delicacy and clear eyed,  purity of thought, but tho gonoral discussion Of subjects involving the analysis of  crime and tho questions of morality, common to present socioty, lowers tho tone ot  all concerned.  It has been tho writer's personal experience during tbe past year to hoar ani-  jnntod arguments at a public tablo between young married and unmarried men  and women of excellent social standing  as to tbe morality or immornlity of books  and plays involving tho deepest questions  pf life nnd the relations of the soxos.  "Tho 'jouno Clio' is a forgotten personage. Thoro is no longor any one answer-  jag to her whom the French so culled,"  ���aid a woman of tho world to mo. Per-  ,hnps society Is not impovorisbod by tho  Joss of her who being a woman in yoara  was allowed to bo a child in simplicity.  Yet It would be refreshing occasionally, to  pld eyes at least, to be in the company of.  one whoso trust in honor and sincorlty  was without fenr, who knew not tbe terrors nnd pitfalls of life and who had yet  ihe lpet art of blushing In her gentlo list  pf accoqanlifthmants.'  / Avjwwojjutlonlzlng power as to all that  chflDgisJ Jho "order of our day" lies In  FoinLn'fpe hands, through the use of what  IsZft&jj)jgjojptlyoly hers. Through no other  ':; jno&iyi tifln amusement bo kept within  bounds, compliment ba repressed into  inoro delicate expression, conver.sition bo  led into higher yet not less lively channel*,  _nd men be made to know that to win favors they must, wear the tokens of knightly purity and cournge. It Is not through  her strong arm, nor her mathematical  honors, nor her admittance to tho bur, that  a woman oun elevate her race. By her nd-  herenco to tho true, the Bplritiutl and tho  ppliftin. will she make a refuge for tho  iiien of her time���Now York Post.  N   THE   GARDEN.  My love picked flowers one by ono  While I stood near with my cigarette,  Bhe plucked a rose like a great, r<*d sun,  . Moneywort, utters and mignonette.  I.  "Hero is n white brier," she said,  -  "As white as the love that.l give to you."  I plucked a mnritjold out of the bod.  "Here is a heurt that is blitho und true-*  "Blithe and trno aud full of the sun."  My lady smiled nt our fair conceit, ,  Pulling the flowers o"ne by ono        '       ''  And pressing the thorns beneath her feet.  The soft hours stele across thc lawn, .  And she came close aad boftly sn,id,  "When tho dew is dry aud the leaves are gone,  What will become of the white nnd tho red?"  a  And I said: "In a garden the poets know.  Where tho laughter of youth grows never ol<i��  Wo will see the phlox aud the lilies blow  And tho sweotbrior loving tho ma:i���oM. -  "We will walk the pathways without a cure.  Smelling the rose nnd the mignonette,  And you will bo wonderfully kind nnd fair,  And I will bo still at my cigarette!"  ���Theodore liobertu in Time and the Hour.  MODEST  FIRE  HEROES.  What They Think About When They Are  Periling Tholr Live* For Others.  "Horocs Who Fight Fires" is tbo title  of an article by Jacob A. Rlis in Tho Century, in tho series of "Heroes of Poaco.'1  Mr. Rlis says:  I once aEked Flromon Mnrtin M. Colo-  man after one of those exhibitions of coolness and courngo" that thrust him constantly upon the notice of the newspaper  man what ho thought of whon ho stood  upon tho ladder with this thing bofore  him to do that might mean llfo or death  tbo nuxt moment, ilo looked i'.C mo in  somo perplexity." ,  ' "Think?"he snidBlowly. "Why, 1 don't  think. Thero ain't any tlmo to'.' If I'd  stopped to think, them five i>coplo would  'u' beon burnt. No, I don't think of danger. If It is anything, it is that, up thero  I nm boss. Tho rest aro not In it.'"Only  ,1 wish," ho addod, rubbing his nrm ruefully nt tho recollection, "that she hadn't  fai f ted. It's hard when thoy faint: Thoy'ro  just fo much dead weight. "Wo get no help  ut all from them heavy women."  And"that was all I could got out of him.  I never had much better  luck with Chief  'Benjamin A. Glcquel, who  Is  thc  oldest I  wearer of the Bonnott medal, just as Colo- i  man is  tho youngest, or  tho ono who re- I  ceivod it last.    Ho was willing enough t<_j|  talk about tho science of putting out fires, j  of Deportment Chiof Bonner, tho "man of.'l  few words," who he thinks has mastered"!  tho art  beyond  any man  living;   of^'tho  baok draft and almost  anything clso per- j  tniniug to tho.business, but when I insisted   upon his tolling   iuo ,tho  story of tho  rescue of tho Sohnefer family of flvo from  a burning tenomontdown in Cherry street, j  in which ho earned his  rank and reward,  he laughed  a good   humored'llttlo  laugh  and said it was "tho old man"���meaning  Schnofer���who-should havohndtho medal. 9  "It was a  grand  thing  In him to let the  little ones come out first."    I 'have somo-  times wished  that flromen   were   not  so ,  modest.    It would bo much easier, if not <  so   satisfactory,   to  record   their   gallant  ���  deeds.    But I am not sure that It; is, after  nil,'.modesty so much as a wholly different  point of view.    It is  business with thorn, ���  tho work of  their lives.'    Tho   one feeling'  that is allowed to rise- beyond this   is tlie  feeling of  exultation   in tho faco of  peril  conquered by courage, which Colemun expressed.    On tho-laddor ho was  botsl    It  was  tho fancy of  a   masterful  man, and  none but a masterful man would buvo got '  upon,tho ladder ut nil. j  THERE  WAS.GHEAVlNl-5.   _  r.  And Simpkins Was Compelled to Toll How  Ho lCnow It.  iPver tho river a virtuous spasm cama  npon tho authorities, and a lot of "gams"  were "pulled." Among other witnesses  for tho state tho name of Simpkiu. was  called.  .Mr.   Simpkins, who was  a pasty faced  young man, roso from his scat and walked  to the witness stand.    After the oath had  been administered  to   him   and tho usual  preliminary question   had been askod, he  was told to go on and toll bis story.  <- "Id was-this way," said   Mr. Simpkins,  "I  like  to  play a  Jittio   poker  once  in  , awhile, and 1 y.-cnlt.|.,u_Hnto this room and  sat'in n game.   There were four others bo-  sides myself playing.     Things  ran alon_r  pretty evenly for, awhile and then ono of  tho men���I have sinco learned that ho was  tho proprietor of  t.ho room���began to win  heavily.    I watched him and becamo con- ���  v in cud  that he whs  cheating".    Finally I  know ho was chonting 'and drew out of tho  game.    Then I sat  and watched  him for  awhile, and I saw him   deal  big hands to  the man ho wanted to bent, nnd then deal  J hlmsolf bigger ones.    It was, scandalous.  - He stacked tho  cards and hold  them out,  and did all sorts of disreputable things.   I  saw this and nm   prepared to prove it.    If  thero is  anything I abhor, it   is  cheating  nt cards." ,  j c "Wait a momont, Mr. ��impkins," In-  ! torruptod the prosocuting attorney. "What  was It that, ilrst attracted your attention  to the fact that cheating was going on?"  I , Mr. Simpkins ildgoted a bit in his chair  nnd then said, "Why, I was in a pot with  this 'man, and when it camo to a show-  dowiV'he had four kings?"  "And why did that convince you thnt ho  was cheating?"  "Becnuso���becauso"��� stammorod' Mr.  Simpkins, and then'ho stopped short.    -  "Answer tho question', Mr. Simpkins,"  put in thc judge.  ' Mr. Simpkins grow red in tho faco.  "Because," ho finally said, "why, I knew  (ho was cheating because ho showed down  four kings nnd at tho very saino timo'I  was holding out two klns;s for the next  hand."���Fargo Fv^Tin.  ?THE   DEBUTANTE.  _fot''y.t havs the darlc years touched her  With thu odg-e of their clhiKing bhadc.  Bho bus grown likoa-flower in thesunli���lit,  This slender slip of a maid,  Who stands in thc wing of her ir.othor  And smiles us wo greet her, dear  Ah the bi.nlhalf blownlostho dawning ray,  Our prido in this laTest'year.  Wo wish hor'joys unnumbered,'  We hope for.hor ail things blight,  ��� That only therbi,st may reach her  And never tho worst affright;  That her own may swiftly nr.d hrr    ,  And her life be brimmed with cheep(  As she stands to faco her future  In the morn of this latest year.  , But only One above us  May cast tho horoscope  Of this sweet daughtor waiting  For the doors of taie to ope.  Her stops amy load through dosorts,  Through pathways stoop and'droar  Or over dosolare mountains,  Through many a lonesome year.  Yet na we watoh her stnndjn_,  Puie ns n vestal'.-* dream,  Hor eyes are us un angel's,     '   ''  .   And v.-o may safely deem  Tha sweot nmid suro of finding  A lifo of bli.s-wiml cheer.  And .wistfully wo grout her,  Our prido, this latest yoar.  '; ,���Harper's Dnr.nr.  LIMITED ���  :'-��4%i[  R, j ill 13 Cordova street  8010 Water struct .  - .  Vacouver, B. C.  SUPPLY   ,  Complete0 Outfits  Klpndyke-Yiikon Gold Fields.  iC  ��� We have tho largest slock on the coast  and  can  outfit  pailics  on short  <> ���''������.���  notico,     Wo'cnn also supply jwck or work horses at reasonable prices. . v  THE   PENNY   IN   CHURCH.  Italian, French, Spanish Confections.  It was not from either Italy or Franco  that wo gob tho bost confectioners in the  oarller days of English cookery. Sp:iin,  notably Toledo, furnished England with  tho most colobrated pastry cooks, or pasto-  loros as thoy aro called, though we havo  sinco looked most to Franco for these artists! Under tho patronage of ".Bloody  Mary" and of Queen Henrietta Marin  Spanish methods flourished apnee in the  court cuisine. Wo road that when Mnry  ontortaincd the Princess Kllznboth nt Richmond in tho summer oE 1557 a sumptuous  banquet was served, in which there was  introduced os an ornament a pomegranate  treo in confectionory, work bearing this  arms of Spain, showing Mary's Spanish  leanings in a rnther ostentations fashion.  Those Spanish and Portuguese confectioners were very skillful.  In tho comedy of "Tho Sun's DarJIng,"  by Ford' nnd Deckor (first acted 1G23-4),  the "Spaniard" who Is ono of tbo drnmntlo  persons declares himself "a confecciana-  dor, which in your tonguo is a comfit  maker, of Toledo." Ho says, "I can tench  sugar to slip down your throat in a million ways," nnd bo professes himself skillful In "conserves, candies, marmalades,'  sinkadooH, ponndoos, marablane, bcrga-  nioto, aranxtios tnuria, Unions, berengenns  of Toledo, orloncs, potatoes of Malaga and  ten millions ruoro."���Gentleman's Alaga-  zino.  Australiun Fever Cure. !  "Whnt'athat fired grave for?" nsked the  recruit.' j  "Folia all sick; weather bad and budge ry no good down 'bout Worn ha.    Plenty -  rain one time, fella catch  cold; plenty fo- !  ver   this  tlmo; by'm   by fotch 'hn   longa  that place," explained Warrlgul, as a litter .  emergod from a wurloy of  the camp, and  the  sick  man was   borno  to the  curious  grave.    Tho doctor walked in tho rear.  Thrusting his hand Into tho long dltob,  to tent Its warmth, the doctor signaled to  lower tho patient, Into It,. He was then  covered from neck to foot, .foot and nil.  His head alone rested above thc dirt. Ser-  goanf. Dalton explained:  "Tho blncksi put fover patients in tho  ground like that and steam tho favor out.  They say the earth will draw off the ovil  spirit, and then fill him with lifo."  "IClcctric currents, by .love!"  The next day tho Into patient was bobbing around like a 3-year-old.^���Outing.  gnch, on,Offering, Except From tbe Poor,  '��� Is Hn Insult to Goti.  "Tho  Important part which .th'o penny  plays  in   tho  avenigo church .offering  is  known to every ono who has ovor boon interested   in  church finances," writes Ed--  ward W. Eok in The Ladies' Homo Journal.    "And that  it is a part ontirely out  ( of  proportion to tho necessities i.s felt and.  j realized   by .many   a   church    treasurer.  I Soores of people who could afford to drop  a   nickel or a dime Into tlie  church offering content themselves by giving a penny.  The   feeling   is  either  that  tho  smallest  offering 'will do,' or tho matter of church  finances is not givoij any thought.    There  ia a failure to realize  thnt a church  Is thu  ' sumo as any other  business  institution,  and   it muse havo money for its maintenance. "        ,  -"There is such a thing as too literal an  "interpretation of tho phrase that 'religion  'is free'    Of coiirso  it  is free, and  let us  hope that it will always bo so in thiscoun- '  try. o But   to   make   religion   free1 costs >  money���and   this  isn't  an  Irish bull, el-.!  ther.    There aro those to whom more than j  'the widow's  niito' given   to   tho church i  would mean doing without some absolute j  necessity of lifo.    Thc penny of .such a one ;  is iho   most welcome  gift  to any church, |  tho most noble offering which any one can !  make.   .But from those who oim give moro  than a penny, and who are giving only tho ,  penny, such   an offering   is  an   insult; to  God and to his church, and the sooner people nee tho matter in this hard, truo light  tho hotter.    I niii  almost  tempted to say  that the great majority of churches could,  with   perfect-justice, rulo  out   the penny  from their offerings.    AVcrc this done tho  nickel would   bo tho  prevailing offering,  and to how few persons, whorrono i.tops to  considortho question, would such an offering bo a hardship or an impossibility?    A  yearly offering of  $2.00, calculating   that  ono attended church onco each Sunday or  twice with one offering of  5 conts, would  galvunizo tbo church finances of this ooun-  try."  ' Women In tho Sontli.  I hnvo tried vainly to discover tho'com-  poiifation of tho lowly lives with which  long association has mado mo sndly familiar���the lives of tho patient, toil worn  women,of tho south���writes Frances Huntington'in The Interior. From my window I watch tho farmers pass, in their  mountain f-xhoonors on their way to town  to effect tho seasonal ''exchange of farm  produce for household necessities. Many  of the women aro old acqunintancce, for I  nm again on familiar ground. I recognizo  tho serious, faded faces under the gingham  sunbonnots as they nod In passing. Tho  rather pretty little woman who stopped at  tbo goto to show mo the new baby Is 21  and tho mother of six childron, two of  whom, at. tho ages of 7 and 5�� work In the  cotton fields all through tho long season  from September till January.    ,  Luci, tho,eldest, picks 40 pounds a day,  for which  her father allows' ber 15 conts.  By tho  end of tho' season   sho will-have-  enough  money saved   to   buy her  winter  wardrobe.    Her future Is foretold  by her  mothor'a uneventful, humdrum life.    She  will spend threoinonths out of overy year  In attendance at a country school, preferably tho winter  season.    Tho remaining  nine  months will   bo  equally divldod between sowing and harvesting.    Tbo rainy  seasons  will be devoted  to  qnlltmaklng,  which hns almost roachod tho dignity of n  ' fine art among mountain women, who regard  thii   Inventor of. a "new design" aa  something of a genius.    Within five or six  years she will  cheerfully waive the privi-  legesand  joys of youth for the unknown  responsibilities of wifehood, or, failing in  this, sbo will gradually assume tbo burden  of household drudgery and   lnpso uncomplainingly into spin'sterhood. .-  ; FOE. FINE  WINES" AND 'CflOICP cigars  �� ^***���- ADDRESS "^  CO.  NELSON.  >��������S��S����vj  ��  Seagram's "Rye Whisky  .^  Couldn't Bo Done,  "Boys," began tho Sunday school superintendent impressively, "I hope none'of  you will ever get into tho reprehensible  habit of alluding to your father as 'the old  man.' When you grow up, no matter how  big or old you may bo, you should always  look up to and respect tho silver hairs of  your father, who has grown bent and gray  working for you in your helpless infancy.  Now, all of you who think you can do  .this, please raise your right hands."  Up went every band except ono.  Sternly eying tiio delinquent, tho superintendent solemnly observed:  "Why, young man, I am horrified���absolutely horrified���aswoll as astonished at  your behavior. Don't you wish to raise  your hand and put yourself on record as  being willing to respect tho gray hairs of  your father when you grow up to, bo a  man:'"  "Xo. So use tryin ; can't do It nohow,"  unblushingly responded tbo lad.  "Why not   sonny!'"  "'Gausu ho ain't liablo to have no gray  hair. Dad's bald, "chirped tho youtlif til  philosopher triumphantly, and nmid a  general titter tho discomfited superintendent gave it up and passed on to something  else.���Strand Magazine.  KxerclHOH to Develop Gramfulno��_.  "Tho faco of n womnn should surmount  a body graceful' nnd' easy, and, it is theso  wnist muscles which hnvo tho power to  glvo grace," writes Katharine Eggleston'  ���Tunkermnnn In The Woman's Home Companion., "If they are kept free nnd strong  by exorcise, the woaring of a well fitted  corset, can do them little Injury, but somo  exorcise shorlri bo taken to sot tho blood  circulating freely, and tho following ls-  BUgfrested:  "Raise tho outstretched arms obo-vc the  head, the body retaining its erect position,  then bend slowly forward from', tho waist,  so that tho fingors come as near touching  tho floor as posslblo without straining.  This is dono without ��� bending tho knees.  In recovering position lot the arms relax  nnd sink down as the body straightens up.  This exercise also lengthens tho waist.  "Tho exercise known as waist rolling is  ono of tho, best for attaining freodom of  tho waist muscles. , With hands llphtly  placed on tho hips, the fingers pointing  forward and down, let tho body drop forward easily so that it is bont at. tho wnist.  This must bo dono gently, as by jerking it  more harm than good is dono."  Special Agencies: ,       '" ..,.  ,     >     THISTLE BLEND SCOTCH WHISKY,.  THOKN'S 0.*H. M. ,     "    '    *  . BONNOIT & CO/S XXX BRANDY,  , The CHAMBEKLAIN CIGAR  o  Klondyhe 0utfitters-__-*a*-        <. ��� '  B.  P. RITHET, & GO,,  Victoria  Agents.  utf liters.  Vi'omon'i Karoos.  A speaker addressing''tome clubwomen  recently on tho subject of a woman's unme  voiced her belief that tho time would oomo  .when', a woman would not give up her  name when hhe married, somo compromise  being effected which'would preserve hor  premarital Identity. This iu, of course,  often done now where the womnn has be-  comowell known during her culibucy. An  author or physician almost invariably has  hor nnmo hyphened to thut of the man sbo  marries. The sniuo speaker thinks, too,  that tho tltlo of "Mrs." will bo one of maturity, just as "Mr." Is, and that "Miss"  will bo retained merely as a designation >/  girlhood, as "Master" is now. Neither of  those statements is radical or beyond easy  bolief.in its fulfillment. The present, bt  nothing if not an ngo of lconoclasm, and  because a thing has been Is ono of thc ic- -t  influential arguments that It shall continue to bo.���Chicago Times-IIeruld.  We Quote Low Prices on Picks, Shovels, Gold Pans,  Gol.d Scales, Pack Straps and Saddles, Dog Sleds,  Dog Harness). Tents, River Coats, Steel Stoves,  Camp Utensils, Etc., Etc.  OoodVlioiiffht in British'Columliia'^o into the Klondyko free. If bought  in the United SjitiiS they will ho taxed -30 per cent duty. Vancouver in  the cheapest pluce to outfit.    Writs us for map containing full information  McLennan,. McPeely .6 Co.,  LIMITED.  VANCOUVER   B. C  VICTORIA, B. C.  LONDON ENGLAND  Kce0n_ tha Wa��hlu_.  "Christmas!" said the old salt ns he  looked out of the buck window of tho tenement hu inhabits ashore at the washing  flapping on the'pulley lino in a heavy gale.  VWhy don't you reef 'emr"  And when Mrs. Holt had the next line-  (ul roady, ho hung thom out. Ho folded  Everything double before putting it over  the line, so that everything was close reefed, so to speak, but In that wind tho things  dried euk'kl onough so folded, and they  were far less likely to be torn or blown  &wuy.Tr-_,"ow York Sun.  ;:���--' Making Him  Useful.  Applicant���I am an ex-convict, sir, but  I want to lend-an honest life. I know you  by reputation, and 1 thought you might  help me.  Eminent Author���What ���were you in  prison for?  Applicant���Forgery.  Eminent Author���Good I You're the  very man I want. You can come ulong  and write autographs for mo.���London  Fun.-   s-..  By a Kimplo rule tho length of thc day  and night, any time of tho year, may bo  ascertained by simply doubling tho timo  of the sun's rising, which will give, the  length of the night, and doubling thu timo  of setting will glvo tho length of the day.  Tho first entry on tho books of tbo New  York subtrcasury was a credit to Lieutenant W. S. Rosecrans aa n government disbursing afilcor.  Far_it.uro Mender's Sign.  Within two doors of nn up town church,  one block from.a public school, and on tho.  corner of two. much traveled thoroughfares, a furniture mon'dcr has a shop, lie  has his share of patronage too. Daily his  wagon brings to his door pieces of old furniture to be done over. Ono of tho signs  at tho shop door reads: "Antic Furniture  llepuired."  In no othor of tho signs is thoro n misspelled word. Perhaps tho furniture mender is right after all.'. Miich of tho broken  furniture that conies to his shop for renovation shows signs of antics as woll as of  antiquity.���Xew York Sun.  Not Kntlrely \Vaxitln_.  "The chiof drawback to your 'occupation," remarked tho intimate friend, "is  i'te.;' umdrum character���its utter lack of  'excitement."  "Its lack of cxcitomontl" said tho bookkeeper, firing up. "You ought to sec mo  when I'm adding up the last column of  figures In my trial balance for tho yunr!  Nothing to nothing in 11 innings, with  two men out nnd Casey at tho bat, isn't  anything to it!"���-Chiengo Tribuno.  Sunltnry  Kneading  JioarcU.  Wooden kneading boards are doclaredl  insanitary; In their place in tho modern  kitchen are found heavy marble or glass  trays, which aro moro easily kept clean.  Tho molding board Is now declined to be  one of tho ���places where close iiiupcction 14  needed by housewives who appreciate tho  ublquitousncssof gormsand microbes. Indeed some housewives who huvo inudo domestic science their hobby will not allow  dough to be knendod at all by hand, but  insist that tho samo process, or very nearly, bo accomplished by a largo spoon. Just  watch your domestic scrupe the dough off  her hands ufter she has been kneading it,  nnd you will never want any more bread  knsadod by her hand, Bays ono of these up  to date housekeepers. Doubtless oven with  the marble tray tho beating with the spoon  would -be. more satisfactory' and the bruad ;  equally light.���Exchange. I  Wholesale Merchants, Shippers and Importers.  KOOTENAY    BRANCH  NELS0N, B. C.  LIQUORS,     CIGARS,   DRY    GOODS,  ��� TENTS,     BLANKETS,     MACKIKAWS, .  DRILL    STEEL,     ORE    BAGS,    ELOIJR and-FEED  *       THE WM. HAMILTON MFG. CO., LTD.,  Hydo pork, the most distinctive of London parks, covers 400 acres. Tho Bols do  Boulogne, the most distinctive of Paris  parks, covers 2,200 acres. Central park,  the most distinctive of New York parks,  cqvors 840 acres.  The I'rotty Matinee.  It Is a wiso plan for n woman to allow  hcrsolf a gonorous change of dainty, inexpensive cotton dressing sacks, little affairs  whoso only, beauty is thoir freshness.  Much better to havo such and to make  sure that the jacket you wear is perfectly  fresh, snys a fashion writer, than to invest  in an elaborate silken affair and then ha  obliged to wear it when its first swoet  cleanness is gone. Komeniber tbo first com-  mnnd thnt must be respected In tho matter of tho negllgeo ia swoetnoss nnd cleanness. If you can afford a ohnnge of dainty  ellk nnd lnco negligees, well and good,  nothing Is prettier, but you will look very  nice in somothltiK less expensive If only-  it is just, as spotlessly' cloan. Of course, if  tho sack I* fine of material and elaborate  of construction, you'll cnll it a matineo  and rather look down upon tho cotton  grnruiems.  , ���, MANUKAOTUItEltS   OF   ills, Concentrators, Etc.  CENERflL .MINING MACHINERY.;- |  Engines, Boilers and Saw Mills.  PETERBOROUGH, ONT.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  /^^_i  SUBSCRIBE FOR  City   Leader-  &  *m  it."  I?  h  f _:  r  1 ��K.'i  ft  %->  ___ywjjmfiiliPWi��" '*��� ��" �������� nnw>M*grp  g_wauM  HE  ?&S  >:  jfei; .  ���"is  whs  Eft  'If  si I  ^- ���" il  & _��  } w  Great Northern  f), RAILWAY.  The Surveyor's Chain Made It  THE SHORTEST  Transcontinental Route.  It ia the if oat ModiM'ii in ifiquipjneiit.  It Is theJKeaviest Railed Line.  It has & Roch-Ballast Roadbed.  It Crosses No Sand Desert*.  It was Built Without Laiid G-iaut or  Government Aid.  It is noted lor the Conrt?sy of Its  ,,   Employes.  It it the Only Lino Serving Meala on  tho la Carte Plan.   -  CHILDEEIST,B COLUMN  THSOTTGH THE    '  Grandest Scenery  Iri America hy Daylight.  Attractive Tours during Sen-son nf Navigation on Grout Lake* via Oiiluth iu connection  with MapniflccnL Passenger Steamers Xortli-  wcttt and Northland.  Kor maps,"'ticket* und complcto information  mil on or address K. & S. fly.. Int, Nav. and  Trading Co., N. and >'. S. lty��� or  ,   C.G. DIXON, General Agent,  Spokane, "Wash.  y.:I. WHITNEY, "G. P. & T. A.,  St. Paul, Minn.  Canadian Pacific  Railway  And Soa-Paciflc Line.  Direct Route  and Superior Service.  To'KLONIHKK and YUKON Gold Field*.  To Pacific Coast China. Japan and Australia.  To K/istcrtiand Ktiropcn.il |K>intx:  Tickets issued through and baggage ���  checked   to  destination.  Tourist  Cars  'KIIO.M    ItEVELSTOKE'  Dally to fit. Paul. Daily (except Wednesday to Eastern Canadian vand U. .S.  points.  Ascertain present  RocItjvCeci  Rates  ,oAn<l full information by  Hcirirt'ssuiK' nearest local  ��KM"t._iir ,  W. F. Ani>'��5RHON,        Trav, Pa?. Agt,  Nelson.  ;   E, J. COYLE.  District Passenger Agent,  Vancouver, British, Columbia.  <*"Bc"ur��* your ticket reads via C. P. R,  INTERNATIONAL NAVIGATION and-  TRADINGCO,, Ltd.v  SmS.    "rs-TrnNATIONAI,"   AND   "Al.nKRTA"    ox  Koothnjiv Lakh and Kivuk. .._  $15,000 on Stamp Mill.  5,000   ".Saw  Mill.-  10,600   " Sampler.  . 10,000   " Roads.  20,000   " Buildings.  5,000   " Streets  ���AND���-   '  Kifttj  /PlTLOiisa.ncl   *  Dolmrs  To be  Expended //on    the  Following  Alines:  Alpine Group  Monument  Lucky George  Cold Blow  e-       "        0  -TIMKCAKD-  cln   Eftect Dec.    1.   IS97.   Subject    to   Change  Without Notice.  Yivt) .Mile Point Connection with all Passenger  Train* of N. & F. S. K. It. to and From  Northtwrt, Holland and S|xikiuic.  Ticket-* Sold ajid H��_��'4fc Checked  lo  O. S.  Point*. ,  LEAVK KASlyO for  Nelson and  way ]X>intn  dully except Sunday SM a. ru  Arrive N'orthpurl 1-':15 p m: Holland. 3:10; Spokane. 0 j> m.  LEAVE NELSON for Kattlo and  way point*  daily oxcent Sunday 5:30 .p 111. '  Ixsvvinjj Sivokone S a. m; llossland  10:30 a. ui; I  North port 1:50 p m.  Kilo  Black Prince  Dido Group  Sundown Pract  Scenic  c  Golden Wedge  - '<r  St Lawrence  Crusader  St. Louis  woFriends  Tiger  Anniston  NKW HKRTICK OX   KOOTE.VAV I.AKK.  LEAVK NELSON for Kaslo, etc. Tuex., Wod..  Thur��t.. Frl.. Sat S:.!0 a. m.  AMU VK KASLO 12_0_n. 111.  LEAVE KASLO for Nelson, etc.. Mon.. Tues..  Wett., Thurs.. Fri .- 4:00 p. 111.  ARIUVK NELSON &W p. ni.  ��. ALEXANDER. Gen. Man.  Kaslo. II. C. Dec. Ut, lfi!)7.  *Tho AllwrtA waita tho arrival of tho  International before leaving for Boimer'n Ferry.  NORTHERN  PACIFIC RAILWAY  Solid Vestibule Trains  Modern Equipment  THROUGH   TICKETS  Tacoma, Spat tie, Victoria, Vancouver,  ; Portland  and California Points.  ������'  St.   Paul,   St,   Louis,   Chicago,   New  ,      York,  Boston,  and  nil   points   East.   al��o    European   S.   S.  ticket*.  TIME SCHEDULE.  No. 1/West Depart 8:25 p.m.  No. tEoat'. ' 7:00 a. m.  For Itiforms.tion, tlmo cards, maps, and ticket* call on or write F. D. GIBUS,  Goal AsrU. Spokane, Wiwh.  Or A. D.CHARLTON, Aunt. Gon'1-rajw. Agt..  No. 356 MorrLion St., Cor. Third. Portland,  Oregon.  Kaslo and Slocan  RAILWAY  $115,000   $115,000   $115,000  $115,000  $115,000   $115,000   $115,000  This is the PAY ROLL  that will  make  mon Creek  TOWNSITR  The Coining  SHADOV^ PICTURES.  Eesnltg Obtained by Two Clever Men Wh*  Havo Studied the Paatlme.  Where is tbo girl or boy who hasn't en-  Joyed making shadow pictures with the  fingers, bands or arms?     ��  Twoclover London entertainers have recently raado a study of tbia old fashioned  pastime, nnd tbey have become exceedingly expert ot it. [' V  Tbo operator first displays**tho simple  shadow of a pair of bands and ten. spoo-  Timk Card No  1.'  Rubioct to Change Without Notice.  Trains rim on Pacific Standard Time,  Going: Wont.              Daily.  Going: Ea��t  Leave 8:00 a. m.         Konlo  Arrivo 3:60 p. m  "    8:35    "      South Fork  3:lfi     "  "    9:36    "         Sproules  2'M     "  "    0:51    "     Whitewater  2:00     "  "   10:^    "       Hoar Luke  "     1:48 |i "  "   10:18    "      MeOtiigran  1:33  1 "  '   J0:38    "         Bailey's  1:21    "  10:3!)    "        Junction  "      1:12    "  Ar.    10:50 . V          Sandoii  Leave 1:00    "  For rates and Information apply at thc com*  V*>ny'H ofilcos.  ROBERT IRVING,        GEO. F. OOPELAND,  G,. F. 4{ 1'- -V Siiporintcn(\ont  Situated at the junction,,  of'-Lemon and.Snni-m.it;  creeks at the mouth of  the Twin Lake Pass to  Kootenay    river    and  Nelson.  For further information apply to  P. S. ANDREWS,  AGENT, Slocan City.  ���OR  Applewhalt,  Sherwood & Co.  Nelson, B. C.  I" WOMAN AffB HOME.  tator then peoa every moyernent lz> the  opeTotlon of making dopfi, birds, prominent pooplo'end funny ultuatlons. Some of  tbe Bconca aro progrosalve, ond it la really  no emoll ftwikjjfor tbo operator 'to keep two  dogs flgbtlngor^reproeont a young lady  before tho glass,or picture on intormpted  serenade, without making some false move  ,tbat will destroy the Illusion. Many of  tbo portraits, also, are,trnnsforrootion portraits, one changing Into another in sight  of tho audience, but so slowly that tbe  various motions are distinct, and can be  followed cosily, by tho keen eyed.       "  All that is used is powerful arc light to  tbroW the shadow on _ sheet of heavy  white paper. A boy can prnctloo the same  sport with a strong lamp, made to throw  its light through a round hole in a box,  and a whito shoot or a piece of'paper.  One of tho most popular of tbo fhadowi  ia a representation of^Mr. Gladstone, an-  ."sat.  PROVINCIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICK.  HiH  Honour   tho  Lioutonant-Governor  has  been pleased to make tho following appoint-  ment<,:~ 23rd March. 1898.  John Patrick Rvas, Esquire. M. !>.., to bo  a Coronor within and for tbo Alnsworfch and  Goat River Mining Divi��ionn of West Kootenay and tho Fort Steole Miuin_ Division of  East Kootenay.  other that of Lord Salisbury, another of a  -young lady dressing for a party. It t&kra  a good doal of hard wort to get these effects,' but when obtained tbey Bie very  amusing. Two of those shadow pictures,  shown herewith, aro taken from the Strand  Magazine.   ^ _��� -t  ,  -'' Sensible Heir.  A pretty little story is told of . a young  clerk In a dry goods shop who has recently  como into possession of a largo fortune  through the favor of an old gentleman  distantly related to him. ���*-.-'  Tbo young fellow listened with orn&zo-  mont to tbo news Imparted, to blm by bis  employer and tho old gentleman'e executor  ono Bftomoon.  "I iiuppofio I must not expect your services as clerk any lonR-er," Bald the-dry  goods rnorchnnt, with a smile, "I Bball  bo parry to lose you."  "Ob, I ahull etr.y my month out, of  course, 6ir," said the boy promptly. "I  shouldn't want to break my word Just because I've bad somo money left me."  Tho two older men 02changed glnnoes.  Tbo money referred to was nearly &8O0,-  000. ��  "Woll," said the lawyer, stroking' bis  mouih toconccol bis expression, "I should  liko an hour of your time botwocn 10 und  4 tomorr<rw, my young friend, as it will  be nooosaory for you to read and eign so in*  paper*."  "Yes, sir," said tbo olerk. "I always  take my lunch at c quarter before lfi. I'll  taVe th��t hour for you Instead tomorrow.  If I eat a good breakfast-, I can get along  all right till siz o'clock."  ' Tbo two men again exchanged glances,  but neither said a word to spoil the boy's  unconsciousness that ho was taking bis  good fortune iu on unusual way.  "Well," snld tbe lawyer when the door  bad cloised on tho modest heir to thousands.-"all Icon say is If that boy over  uetta his money to onybody's disadvantage,  I miss my guess." And the year that  has elapsed since then bos gone to prove tbe  truth of his word3. ���Youth's Companion.  Going IIuntto_ For Butterflies.  Ono of the queerest of ,oooupotiona by  which men moke tbelr living Is butterfly  hunting, and as It is now oonduct-od In tho  Jungles of India und Afrioa It is also aa  full of adventure and narrow escapes os  tlg��T hunting or gold mining. Tho buC-  terfllca of our fields and woods are, of  oourco, too common to have any value, but  there ore vary rare varieties that will bring  as high as #1,000.a. spool mon, and it is to  catch these that men undortako all .'manner of risks. Before a man can attempt  butterfly hunting he roust have a thorough  Bolehtiflo educotlpn, aod tbon bo con go to  Africa, and by collecting llzords nnd orchids and rare plants along with the butterflies he con often moke very largo sums  of money. In capturing butterflies'in the  Junglo the collector often has to climb  trees where there ore poisonous Insects and  (makes ond sit very quietly with his long  net in hand and wait for the appearunce  of some beautiful butterfly. Then ho must  carefully scoop it In, got It down 6ofoly  aDd pock It for shipment to London. If  he is fortunate enough to find an entirely  now and rare variety, be can sometimea  moke a whole year's salary out of It.  Many wealthy people in Kuropo have magnificent private collections of insects, nnd  there are also good collections owned by  tho governments.���-Chicago Record.  -   Count on Tbolr Hands.  Tbo Indians of Guiana have a queer syt-  torn of numeration. They count by the  hand and Its four fingers. Thus, when  they roach five, Instsad of saying so, tbey  call it a "hand." Six J6, therefore, ft  "band and first finger." Ton Is "two;  bandii," but SO, inttend of being "four  ftanda,"ls "aman." Forty Is "two mon,"  ond thus they go on by tvrontles. Forty-  eix ia expressed as "two  mon, hand and  first flngcr."   The Grand lloqaent Mo��t.  A very grandiloquent Root t  t      8��t dt��vn to b ���ay toble d'hoto;  Ho nte ull tho oorhft.  '',' Tli* hn Ives and the forks,  Remartilnjt. "On those things I dot*.  Then before bis repast be bognn,  While pnnsing the menu to ncan,  He said, "Corn, if you please,  And tomatoes und pees,  ���v      I'd llk�� to have uerved in the can."  H' ���Carolyn Wells In Bt. Nichol**.  A WOMAN PREACHER'S REMARKABLE  o  RECORD.  Modern Blotlicra and Baby Clothes���Silver Plated \V_re���How to Wash Velvet.  Ttioso Irkeomo   DaiJy  Tasks���The  lxrr*  ,   ot Grandmother.  Tho Hov. Mnry Mnnns, Dnwson, Spring  county, Ky., though a woman of limited  education, has been licensed no a preacher  by a thooloalcnl oolle_;o of, thatstate ond  Is by hor eloquence and surprising works  creating a sensation in tho southwest. She  declares thnt although after hor conversion  in 1809 she was strongly urgod by the inward spirit to prcocb tho gospel, dllUdenoe  ,      REV. MART MDKKfl.      ���     '  ln^her powers caused her-to refuse, where-,  upon, as a punishment, God deprived hor  of tbo use of her hands and feet.  When this aflllction fell upon her,-she  proyed In'those words: >, '  ��� "O Lord, if it is thy will that I should  take to tbo! pulpit for the conversion of  sinners, rostoro me tho use of my limbs as  a confirmatory sign."  This was at night, and next morning  ���when she afoso from her bed she did fo  without assistance. Not only that, but sbo  fully possessed the power of bor hands ond  feet, and, as it seemed .to her, found an  eloquence on her tongue she had never  known before. Since 6be onterod the pulpit  she has preached S.373 gormons and been  instrumental   in tbe conversion of  thon-  ' sands of sinners.    She does  not clolm to  work  miracles, but  her followers and admirers  assert  that  the  laying on of  her  hands possesses groat power of healing.  Mrs. Munne wos  born   in 18&G in Kea-  -fcucky. It inaye.be sold that she is descended from a race of pastors and is tho Sam  Small among women preachers.���Chicago  Hecord.  Modern Mothers and Baby Clothes.  Tho new woman has kept abreast of th��  times In educational lined for the wee one,'  ond Froobol and Rousseau have been stud-  led effectively', and kindergarten Ideas  have been kindly looked upon. Freedom  in all ways is the dominant Idea, and the  child nhculd be loft nntrammeled In action, in thought and oleo in dress,in ordet  that lt-8 development may bo of the highest  order And when It comes to dres6, the  new baby is partial to tho advanced ldvas  of tbo period, while os a rule women Ignore tfcem eo far aa thomselves ore concerned. Why is it, then, that mamma  choose, dress reform for baby aod not for  herself? ]3ocauF�� baby's clothes, If simple,  are comfortable. At tbe same time they  ere dainty and pretty.  The chiof advantage of these innovation,  lies in the fact that the old fashioned pinning blanket with its band wound tightly  about tho waist bos been banished. In Itfl  place is a pinning blanket that buttons on  tho shoulder* and is cot with; a strap  which crosaea and Interlaces otout the  waist. The Bktrt may be turned op about  tbe feet if desired, but as the dainty little  booties in dainty pink or blue are usually  worn by baby this is scarcely a necessity.  It might be added here thet some mothers'  uso no pinning blanket.':' The reform baby's  other flannel skirt also buttons on the  shoulder, while tbe mufl underskirt is  made with �� yoke or,short wbIh* and buttons at the baok. The tin y 6klrt worn'by  tbe household idol is made of white eash-  rncTO and bound with ribbon, for the knit-  tod shirts ore considered too harsh for tbe  dollcato skin Tho seams in the shirts are  feather stitched down, and some mothers  lot baby wear them with the seams out-  eide, comfort being the ond cought.  According to tho most advanced ideas  of many nurses and doctors, if baby Is  drosscd tho now way a bond is not necessary after baby is. a month old. Until  then a strip of soft flannel Is worn, and  tho trained nur6�� will not allow this to be  hensmod in any way-���it lrrftatea tbo baby;  she will tell you. After a mouth, If a  mother prefers that baby weqr 0 band, a  knitted one should bo used, with tiny  ntraps to go over the shoulders. Another  Innovation thot o modem mother originated for hor baby is a dainty cape, with a  hood, made of soft flannel and feather  etltched about the edges with silk. For a  short tlmo aftor bl_ entranoe Into this  world baby must be kept warm1, and tbe  little cape was found to be very useful. II  can also bo used to wrap baby in when be  to undressed for bis bath. A dainty knit  enck is also a part of baby's wardrobe  which is found convenient and pretty.  Tho baby will not need many dressed at  flrat���a vory fe>v are sssiBoient. But b��  6hould bo woll supplied with what ars  Urmed "flips," which ore simply mode  ond trimmed with, narrow lace at the neck  ond sleeve*. The ot her articles necoesary  for baby's wardrobe are not essentially  different from tboeoof formor days, so tbey  will not be treated hero. Tbo new baby  must havo a Uttlo nost of his own from the  beginning, and thero are different Ideal  about baby's first bod, whloh 6hould t��  considered by thpmselvea.���Chicago Post,  Stiver Plated Ware.  Although reliable dealers assure us that  novcr beforo has sterling silver beon so low  in price, thocost of a complete table sorvloa  ascends beyond tho reach of evea tho well  to do. Henoo only tbo very rich or 8be  fortunate heirs of a lino of plate gathering  s.-iccstors sit at 0 board thus equipped.  rto, while many of us hove our little collection of spoons and forks���and there la s  deep satl.i'notlon in the possession of even  a limited amount of silver���few con hope  to own the lorgor pieces. Therefore, not  from any vulgnr pretense, but because  ihvy like lt�� glitter on the tnblo and find  It lews costly in the ond than fragile china,  ninny use wb��vt is known by thc name of  quadruple plate. This ware Is now widely  need, and its designs are so artistic, being  modeled directly from tbe sterling pieoes,  that the buyer con scarcely err lu the sb-  lection.  Tbo larger pieoes of table silver arc un?  icrrn, or they differ in style according tc  individual preference.  Probably tho ilveb purchase will be the  tea set. The tureen muy perhaps follow,  because thc china one has boon broken nnd  cannot be repluood, or f.ho owner of a fine  set of soup plated can find no tureen to  ruatoh, or only at a prohibitory price.  Indeed, 'generally speaking, many useful  pieces of best quality' plated ware can be  bought at about the same cost as good  chluu. They will last for many years and  can bo rcpiatcd at any tlmo, A praotloal  vegetable dish bna a dctncbablo handle.  Bemovlng it and Inverting tho cover rurne  tho single dlsh'j into a pair of low ones  suitable for salads, compote,,etc.  Creamed cauliflowers nnd purees are  served in silver dishes, becQUfe these retain heat longor than chino. For the same  reanon tho silver plate, with its dome  shaped cover, is In high favor for griddle  cukes at breakfast.  Othor sultablo silver pieces ore bread  troys, nut bowls, plotters for meats, game  and fish, holders for edoro cheeso and tho  round bottomed bottles of ginger ale, pepper and sugnr shalcore.  Tho old fashioned* castor, its bottles discarded and their places fillod with glasses  of violets or tiny pots of growing fern,  once more holds tbo center of tbo tablo,  surrounded by its old friends the oandlo-  fitioks.���llarpor'e Dazar.,  Those XrbcoBio Daily Tanks.  "In the programme of dally tasks then  ���re some, very naturally, for which ieven  tho enthuslnstio homemakor has no taste,"  writes Constonco Conrad in The Woman')  Borne Companion. ���'  ��� "Porhaps she ovon shrinks from tbo performance of these tasks and would like tc  shirk them altogether if her pride in hei  own housekeeping would permit her to do  so, and yet she knows that they are Just  ss important and eesootlal as the more  pleasant duties In making up tbo sum oi  her dally work. The unloved duties are  tho trying points of each day's work, and  are often left to tbe tired end of the day,  when tbey nro doubly annoying. Taken  one ot a timo, while we are fresh, and absolutely conquered, tbey no  longer 6erve ai  '-tho bitter drop to our labors. Tbo toski  we oall unpleasant often show us the weak  points In our characters; they are tho duties that call for special pntlenco or core-  taking or a marked concentration oi  tboogbt and skill for a certain lime and  perhaps a perseverance we are  unwilling  ��� to give before perfection is reached.  "A group of young housekeepers, talking of their nomemaking, ore almost certain to Intersperse their conversation with'  ��bo things thoy'hate to do.' 'Harry likes  pie, but I almost never mako them, fori  can't bear to mate tbo oruet-1' soys ono.  'How I do hate to clean the lamps,' odds a  second. 'Is there anything mora tiresome  than dustlngf continues a third. Yet oil  these young women have won prises in  sohcol, perhaps hove stood high lu scholarship In college, ��Dd not one-half tbe conquering forco would be required to learn  to mako good pio crust, not a third of the  patience would be called for in dusting  beautifully polished new furniture or tha  immaculate shining of lamps that tbey  have applied for years to tasks of a different nature. Kvury unloved task raised  frorn its bumble position to that of successful accomplishment and the pleasure that  always accompanies such results adds just  so much to tbe complete rounding of bar  characters. Aohlovement, after honest  effort, Is one method of drawing up Um  dropped stitches of Ufa."      ,      ,  The lot*  of Grandmother.  TJcclea and aunt*) and cousins are all  very well, but n grandmother Is worth  them all. She might have^glven bcrown  children crook necked squashes and 00-  ourobers for dolls, with old towels pinned  on by way of drosses, ond trusted to their  imaginations to supply all deficiencies.  But this gTondcblld-^ab, that's quite another affair I Is there anything good  enough or Jolly enough for tbe grandchild!  What If she smash ber little china tea set  the minute she gets UP What If ebo break  her wax dollr What If she malm and mutilate all the animals In ber Noah's ark?  What if she perforate ber big India rubber  ball with tbe points of tbo scissors? They  have made the little dear hoppy five minutes at least, and grandmother has lived  long enough to know that flvo minutes of  genuine happiness in this world lu not to  ho sneezed nt. And thot, after all, is tfas  Jecret of �� grandmother's indulgonco.  It is not a weakness, as your puekcry,  sour people protend. Qrondmothor has  lived. Sbo knows what life amounts to.  She knows It Is nothing but broken toys  frora the cradlo to the grave. She knows  that happy, chirping, radiant Uttlo creature beforo hor has all this experience to go  through, and so, ore It comes, sho watches  with Jealous earn thnt nothing shall defraud her of one sunbeam of childhood.  Childhood I Grandmother strains ber gaze  far beyond that, awny Into misty womanhood. Sho would fain live to stand between ber and her first Inevitable woman'*  fjeartoche. From under her feet sho would  extract every thorn, remove every pebble.  The1 winds that should blow upon her  should bo soft and perfumed. Every drop  of blocd in tier jbody, every pulse of ber  heart, cries out, "Oh, let her be happy!"  Alas, with nil her knowledge, she forgets,  and evor will forgot, when looking at that  child, thot tho crown cornea after tb��  cross I���New York Ledger.  Bow to Waah Velvet,  ' Velvot, If treated right, washes to perfection. By washing I do not mean sent  in a oareleas heap, with the rest of tb��  family lingerio, to the laundress. The  velvoteen would promptly resent that by  returning upon your hands a limp and  useless rag. But try the following method,  and if my directions are carofully carried  out you will find that tbe soiled volvetcon  comes up smiling and almost if not quite  os good as new. Fill an enameled���not  eino���bath three parts full of hot water,  then sbred in finely as muoh whltocurl soap  as will mako a very soapy lather; take the  material to be washed���If a dress it should  'be unpicked, though this is not absolutely  necessary���and shake It backward and  forward in the water until the latter becomes dirty.  The velvet must not bo rubbed, merely  shaken ,to and fro through tbe suds.- When  the WBter begins to cool, throw it awny  end repeat tho same process, Hhrcdded soap  end all, with somo fresh water nnd while  you��are preparing the, second lot of lather  baDg tho drees or motcrial over a clothes-.  line. -Do not lonvc it in a heap. Repeat  the shaking until rtho dress is thoroughly  cleonsed. Then rlnso out several times In  tepid and finally in cold water. Do not  wring it. Stretch It out, If In tho material,  across two clotheslines. If a dress, pin It  out to its full extent by the hem, using foi  tho purpose pins, not clothes pegs.  ' It will tnkon.day or two to dry, aDd  when dry should simply bo stretched and  knocked between the hands to raise tbo  pile, or. It cen be ironed od the wrong side  if held by two peoplo while a third Irons,  or pinned on tho bock of 'two chairs,  stretched os far as it will go, and Ironed  from underneath, but it must on no oc-  count bo Ironed upon a table In tho ordinary way, or It will be- spoiled. It ^mii6l'  be understood that It is only velveteen, not  velvet?" which can bo'cleoused in this way.  Tho latter, containing silk, is only amenable to the ordinary process of dry cleaning.���St. Louis Globe-Democrat  Economy In Homo Dressraalctng,  It Is o mooted question with economical  mothers whether it pays best to bavti  -gowns and frocks made in the houso or  whother the expense of. having a drees-  xnakor by tho day dooa not in - tho en4  I amount to moro than if the work was glv.-  ou'out. {\TJ1l6 depends entirely, a woman  of experience tells us, on whether th��  dressmaker finds the work to bo done  |ilanned out ond everything raJfiy for ber  experienced fingers. As a rule half her  tlmo ia spent In getting ready,for her  work. Tho sewing machine requires to be  cleaned and oiled, gowns that aro to bo  altered need ripping' and basting and  pressing, buttons and hooks and cyos aro  missing when most needed, ond so on. In  short. It is system that is needed, systena  and forethought, und with thoso handmaidens It docs phy to ho?o clothes mo.de  at homo. Thoy nro then mode more becomingly, fit better ' rind, as every one  knows, they nro moro durable. ,  Preparations should be mado, however,  before tho dressmaker comes, not afterword. The dres&os to be alterod should bo  ripped, brushed or washed and pressed.  New gnrmentfi should havo .requisite linings, trimmings a'rid all other ooceesories.  Tbe sewln'g room should ,.bo woll stocked  with needles, plna, tapes, hooka and eyes,  both black und whlto; 6harp scissors, largo  and smoll; machine needles, eto. ' Sozne  member of the household should be dele.--  gated to the. eenmstress as an assistant.  Thero Is no need for skilled labor to sow  on hooks and oyes, make buttonholes or do  unimportant work. If tho small details  ore all attended to beforehand, tho homo .  dressmaker Is not only on economy, but a  pleasure.���New York Tribune.  Tho Learned Woman.  - Somo vory masculine reasons for man's  aversion to tho "learned woman" were  given recently by Albert Vandam, who  says: " 'A blue stocking^' said tho great  .German poet, Ms like an asparagus; when  one has done with hor bead, one has done ,  with everything.' I am as Ignorant of the  problems of Kuclld as my bulldog Is of tho  alphabet, but even tho prospective honor  of passing tbo'Pons Aslnorum' would not;  tempt me to study motbomatics on angular representatives of tho gentler sex. The  eweot'surreudor of a woman's heart would  cot bo ewpoC to me If the hand that  clinched tbo bargain felt like old parchment and, displayed ink stains besides.  Tho pursuit of comparative anatomy by  placing my arm round a woman's walcri  would havo no charm for mo If this wuist  were larger than her life, 'and lifo Is but  a span.' In short, I am still sufficiently  old fashioned to require 0 woman to bo tho  delight of my 'eyds, oven if she should turn  ont subsequently tbo worry of my bouI and  the ruin of my pocket."  As a type of the woman of brain and "  beauty Mr. Vandam cltos Mine. Kmile do  Glrandln, "net only a poet of sterling  merit, an accomplished studont of literature, but one of ,tho most elegant and  most beautiful women of Franco, ber ele-  ganco even surpassing her beauty."���New  York Commercial.  How to Nourish the Shin.  Mary Scott Rowland recently lectured;  to women In New York on how to nourish  and feed the skin. Mmo. Rowland dotq  not approve of massage, violent rubbing,  hot water, steam or even the uso of u  towel. She declares that tbe skin needs  frequent bathing In lukewarm -water���.  rainwater, if possible, otherwise tbo dls*  tilled���using very little soap, but an-  abundanceof some sort of fatty food which  the pores will absorb with avidity, Just a��  a spongo absorbs water. Put on the cream  with tbo tips of the fingers, rubbing cautiously under tbe ayes so os not to movo  tbo skin, bet pressing harder in tbe corners of tbe eye, where the crow's feet come,  rubbing tbo ohoeka outward instead of in?  word and tbe chin and forehead upward.  Among tho many praotlcal bints given  wos tbo statement thot tbo best salad oil  is the finest thing possible to promote the  growthof Imlr and prevent its falling out  Saturate thu hair thoroughly, keeping oil  on for a week, and then wash well with  soap and water.  To Drive Oat Boache*.  Ii you havo any roaches with you, and.  you wont to got rid of them, try tbe remedy suggested by on experienced house*  keeper to the Washington Star.  "Cucumbers." she Says, "aro a roost effectual destroyer. Simply scatter tbo peej  or trimmings about In the places where  tho roaches 0*0 seen. The roach cats tbem  and thereby ends bis oxlstenco. In case  the rooob does not feel hungry onough the  first night nnd tho cucumber Is not sufficiently, attractive, throw the trimmings  into the stove tbo next morning and set  out a fresh lot tho n��?xt night. The green  coloring matter that kills tho Touches la  the same thing that mukos cucumbers ia  annoying at times to the human family."  The Wise Mother.  Sho is the wise mother who knows when  to bo conveniently blind. Sometimes q  child la slek, nervous, unstrung, and tbe  fault that another time might bo punished  should be Ignored. Timely blindness is  ODly another namo for tact. It ignores all  that is unpleasant and wisely Judges of.  the appropriateness of time and season.���  Housewife ���  For a damp closet or cupboard^ivblch is  liable to causo mildew, placo in It a saucer  of quicklime, and it will not only absorb  all apparent dampness, but sweeten and  disinfect tbo place. Renew the llmo once  in a fortnight. If the place bo very damp,  renew it as often as it becomes slaked.  To keep polished tobies from being defaced by hot dishes put a sheet of osbsstuai  paper under tbo felt cloth. For tea or  Juuch, whore dollies are used instead of ��  tobleclQth, tho tuble may be protected from  tbo hot dishes by asbestus mats covered  With prettily embroldorcd dollies.  i Safety matches often belie their name,  nnd should ncvor bo thrown away wlthoufe  close examination. Sparks fly from them  and smolder sometimes into a disastrous  blaze.  '  '  T"  I A nail or tooth brush should novor bo loft,  in tho holder with tho bristles uppermost.  It stands to reason thot wntor will soak  into It in time with such treatment.  i A Russian bride, evon among the less,  well to do olassos, does not consider her.  do\vry complete without a fur _._rnjcot>,    . of Moyie City a^d J5&qt KoqtGtir.y.  rub. and ��1f��r.  Krlitor,  N  T  0  HATES OF .S.r.gi.'HIVTlOK.  One Year....,  ..$2.00.  ' All rommurdciitioris m the editor must be  accora^pnI,eil,j- tbe \\jiter's Vi/.mc and Address,,  not necessary- Iisr-putlicarlcii,' bntns evidence  of (;ood fairlV. Advertising; rates made known  upon n.pr>lic:*.'t:p;i.  SATURDAY,  MAY 14, 1898.  'MOnK CITY'S ADVANCKMIOT,  ��� Tho advancement which Moyie City  Jias made during tho past year ia  worthy of more than- a parsing  thought, for indeed it has beon marvelous, when it is taken into consideration that less than one year ��� ago it  was but a wilderness, with only two or  throe shacks to mark the place. The  land was yet unsurveyecUin .fact every -  <-thing was in its primitive state. But  the phenomenal growth which it hae  made since that timo ia nmplo_,justification of'tho faith 'which tho people  , who have come to embark in' business  and make their homes have had in. it.  r-eoplo who have watched the  growth ol ether- towns nnd who thenar  oughly understand the resources ncces-  sary-far the upbuilding-nnd maintaining oi a town, arc all of the ono opinion regarding , the future of Moyie  City���-that its growth will continue to  bo rapid and its future will be permanent. While it has made grer+t progress  during the past ten months, it has  ��� hever experienced a boom, neither  does it cvor want one. It has never  wont beyond itself, aud, therefore, will  never encounter that set baok which  must necessarily came to all towns of  the fake boom order,  But when it is taken into consideration tho rapid strides' which this  place has made in the past few  mouths under extremely adverse circumstances,'in tlie way of poor transportation faoilities and exorbitant  freight rates to' contend with, it is  easy to imagine the progress sho will  will make when conneoted with the  outside world by rail, and the freight  rates reduced to a minimum.  While Moyie City has one of the  most desirable locatious for a town  ' site to be found in the district, yet it  is not upon this claim.that it lays its  foundation for a "large city. It requires more than a pretty to>vnsite to  make a city���if must,have resources  'surrounding it to keep it up, and  Moyie City has them, it has bodies  of high grade ore right at its door���  thousands.of .tons blocked out and  large quantities on the dumps ready  for shipment���and hundreds of rich  i)rospecU3 surrounding, only awaiting  capital and labor to develop them and  convert them into dividend paying  mines.  The turning point for the Moyie  lake district is at hand, and tho men  who for the _ past six or eight years  have packed their grub and .blankets  on their backs 30, -10 and o.ven 50  miles and opened up and developed  tlie country will receive the recompense which they deserve for their  patience und poi-aev_rance.  the r;hilippir|C i'siavicls, that, she >>iU  over haye. Bhe may land some opre  of her soldiers i.n .hell, but not on the  islands, to.  '11 there ia a man in Canada cr \he  Stales today, who-.s not satisfied ^i$i  the opportunities be enjoys, ho should  lose no time in coming tct SouthJEeast  Kootenay. provided, however, he' has  the determination to win. Brain and  brawn are the factors of success in a  country like this. Dead men need  not come,,, becauB^ they vpuld  be unable to keep up with the procession. The man who prefers to sit in  the sun , and tell what he ear^ do,  rather than to get out and do it,  ^yould ba a failure as the o^ner of a  gold mine, with the ore assaying 26,-  000 to the ton. If you aro alivo, keep  your eye" on South East j^ootenay,  and in the meantime make prepay  tions' to gpt here.-~Wardner International.  ���AHB���  v.        'Tt  Pacific  It is wonderful how public opinion  will so quickly change; beforo the war  ��� between tlie United States and Spain  leading nieii'of all nations, -including  the United States, were wont to say  that Spain's navy was superior to  that of the United States,and that the  United States navy was liable to be  destroyed at any time by the Spanish  Ueet, but since the decisive victory of  Admiral Dewey the whole comment  seems to be "I told you so." Admiral  Dewey seems to have had a different  opinion regarding the power of the  American war vessels-and his men, for  with six vessels, not one of which was  an armored ship, he, followed the  Spanish Ueet into Manila harbor right  under cover, of the Spanish forts and  practically destroyed their entire ��� Ueet  and with scarcely any loss to his own.  The winners against the American  navy since Dewey's splendid victory  have forgotten that they eaid anything  about- the weaknoba of the American  tdiips and have turned their attention  tu-di.-jcrying'the prowess of thc lalid  forces and when tho land forces of  both countries meet in battle, if thoy  ever do,,theso winners will be just uo  badly disappointed :i_ they were ut the  n-.suk of this 'navel engagement.  Spain has all the troops in Cuba  and  Ono of the proudest acbiey.ementB  of western journalism is that recently  accomplished by th.e Omaha \yorld*  Ef.erald���in sending a ^rain ��� of 22 pare  loaded with provisions to the starring  people of 'Cuba. Jq ju_t nineteen  dayg after the subscription was started  the train was loaded and started on  its.misgiqn of' rn6rcy, carrying 8\%,-  QQQ pounds of canned, meats,' cqn-  densed milk, flour, meal, and general  groceries. These provjeiqqs were valued at about $ 18,000, and xvith them,  went a cash contri^utiqn of: $3,234.-.  Qne George Aiken rqf Hudson, New  Yorkj was dared by his companions to  climb an. electric light.pole and take  hold of tho bracket. Geprge was  Aiken for notoriety, and hp got it.  Two days later he occupied, the glass  oa'rriago in front of apracessiqn headed  for -the LJemetery. Re kqows' more  about electricity than he did, but was  killed so suddenly that he did. not  have time to communicate the re-  results of his, experience to lb.e world  at large..  The postmaster general has at last  taken lip the matter of establishing a  weekly mail service between 'Fort  Steele and Kuskonook and also establishing postofiices at the principal  towns' between the two points.  Where is Grover these days,  when  his services are  so much  needed for  c  the protection of his country?- He  seems to have sunk into innocuous  desuetude, or perhaps he is dilligently  searching for a substitute.  Ten days  from  Queen's birthday.  today  will' he. the  AUCTION SALE  Of  .Lund  Adjoining  Moyio   City,    SoutU  East Kootenay.  ' A portion of Lot 2S03, Group 1, Kootenay District containing four aud a half acres, more or  less, will be sold by auction at the Government  otlicc in Fort Steele on Saturday the 4th. day of  Juno at ten o'clock iu the forenoon.  Terms, ten per cent, to be paid at the time ot  adjudication aud bulauce in sixty days.   ^  Plan can be seen ac the Government Office.  Fort Steele, and at the office of the Chief Coin-  inibbioner of Lauds aud Works, Victoria.  J. F. ARMSTKONG,  5-3 Government Agent.  Fort Steele, B. C, 4th May, 1898,  FBASER & SMYTH  MINING BROKERS.  All   Mining   I'liiierw   Legally   ��ii<I   Neatly  Drawn Up.  We can handle mining property In  Hum Kootenay, and will develop  mines or do nsse.isuicnt work,  LIST  VOLT. 1'IlOl'KllTY  WITH  U.S.  COKKEHrON'DEiVCK SOMClT>D.  THROUGH     TICKETS  : 'hi ' '���      r. '���  ' ~  |,q   all   points   in   panada    and  ���  the \Jnited.States and Europe,  Tk^gpl^liije  SelUcg tbrqiigb tickets' |b yancovi-  yer, Seattle, Victoria, St, ^aril, Chj-  cago, Toronto, Montreaj, $lh$ h\\  points eas�� and west,   Tbjiip^g^  Tourist 'eq$p  Evor^ day. Magnificor|| ?leepii|g  and dining psro on all trajp(��.  ��� ��*     <~    i '  "i '  Checked tbrqugh to destif|atior|,  ��gfty s^itf ice  From all   pqints.  'For full inf^:  a, mation as tq rates, maps, ptp calj p(r^  Rf address <:  p. M. ^AcGREGon, ^rayeling  ^aij'sengei agent. Nelson.  EJiq|r^ct Passenger i^gent,' V,aqpq^ver  B. O'.  tern Sil! k.  pake? ��f., NELBpty B. C.  ^o|po|?e i?rofjerie8 jjnd P^Vjpj.ono.  7IKBT CLLSS ASSOXTKKXT.  '���  LETTBJtD'EDBB.VHOirrTJi'T MltlfD^P TQ.  -   -f    : 'IK     ,      r\[       '    vV J,^_iV-  p. o, box 214.  ���' ��� I J ��    ,'  Carryjtbe largest stock jsf  O  BANABA mm ariB BOOK C0���  WMITBD, 1CIMOW, B. C. '"  Staionery, Office Supplies, Wall Pm*  Brugp,^t8nt  Medicines.  pruggiH{o; Sandrles, . Mull  0r^��|��   {Solicited  e.^UAiLEnE&co.  Deal>B�� IK  Hay, Feed md Froduc��  A large stock of-Hay,   Oats  '    ^j:d XvbsIo. Vp.gptable8 ftlwpjj.  ���onhaud.'  Prompt attention  "  , giveh'tbraailorders,   ^.gents"  Lion Brewery, Kossland.  BAKKR 8T. "   NKLSOW, B. C.  Tl"in''T,!,i,",l"iy"f,w ���wrr.w���g  H^lson & Ft. gkQpp&nl  Pied Mounjato  RAILWAYS  The only all rail route without change  of cars between Nelson and Rossland  and Spokane and Kosaland.  Only l&ute  to Trail Creek and Min  eral Pistriet' of the Colvillo  Eeservation, Nelson. Jtwle,  Kootenay   Lake and  Slocan Points.  Daily, Except Sunday.  Lkavjs, Awhvh,  9:20 a.m.        NELSON        5:35 p.m  12:00"   '    EOSSLAND'      2:50  "  8:00 a.m.-    SPOKANE     . 6:40 p.m.  Close oonnection with StBftt��erP ior Kwlo ftijd  all Kootenay lake points.  Passengers Ior Kettle  River mid Boundary  Creek connect at Marcus with Stage daily.  Kaslo | Slocan Eailway  TIME CARD NO. 1.  Subject to change vrfthoit nottca,  Train* rna  on Pacific Standard time.  Leave  Arr.  8;Q0AM  8;36  9:36  9:51  10:03  10:18  10 ;38  10:50  ii  (i  ii  ii  ��� i  KftBlQ  South Fork  Spronle'i  Whltewate  Bear Luke  McOuigau  Junction  Sandon  Arrive S:WPM  ii    aili  "  <��    S-.15   ��  it     2:00   "  "     1:48  '/     1^3  "     l:��  Learo iiOO  ii  Jt.ob't Irvln_r,  O. F. & V. A.  OHO. F. Cope!f��udi  Bupt. and A����t Tr��M.  ��WBP"  MOYIE  CITV,  IS. C.  GET YOUR   OUTFIT  AT THE  ' I   -  DKALERS. IX-  Hardware, Groceries,  Dry Goods, Etc., Etc.  Queen's Avenue,  MOYIE, B. C  Painters,  Paperhangers,  JuXC.^-��n_jf3g^fe��-'  SIGN VPIUTXNO A SVBCIAI.TY.  KSTIMAXKS GIVEN.  MoriE city and crakbrook.  INTERNATIONAL  Ifilioi M Trii Co.,  LIMITED,' :   '  Steamer ^International" tn Koote*  nay Lak;e and Biver.  .........TIlttB oa��i>   In effect 1st of Nov., 1897. Subject to  change without notice.  Five Mile Point connection with all  Passenger Trains of N. & F. 8, Bail-  road to and from Nortbport, Rossland  and Spokane. Tickets sold and baggage checked to all United States  points.  Leave Kaslo for Nelson and way  points, daily except Sunday, 5 :45 a.m.  Arrive Nortbport 12:15 p.m. . Rossland, 3 :-A0 p.m., Spokane, 6:00 p.m.  Leave Nelson for Kaslo and way  points, daily exeept Sunday, 4:45 p.m.  Leaving Spokane .8 a.m.; Rossland,  10;;}0 a.m.; Nortbport, 1:5Q p.m.  G. ALEXANDER  General Manager.  Kaulo, B. 0��� November 1, 1837.  Want Anything  * J<. * - y- ' ��� .   '  JN THE DRUG. WJJ^ OR  ASSAYERS'^ SUPPLIES,  -   Call ou pr write  W. F, TEETZEL & 60.,  man  JfELSOX, B. C,  ______________  ���i ft   paker8t., WfLSON, B. C,  t  ���.������ ��� - ����>������, =:  Centrally located, and   first  clw* in all apftrtmente. . . ,  RICHARDSON & P33RDTJK, Propi.  fW  Staple and Fancy  Dry Goods,  Clothing, Genta* FurniBhing.,1 Boots  and Shoes, Hats and Cape. Stores at  NELSON and KUSK0N00K.  LILLIE BROTHERS,  Boot fcZShoeSCo.  HELBOK.  B, C.  icKILLUP,  9  NELSON,  B. C.  ���fiwaiWM���tmsmwumtom  Wholesale and Retail Dcalor in ,  Cigars, Pipes, Tobacco,  Playing- Cards, Poker  Chips.  Sole agent for  TUCKETT'S CI6ARS.  W_L80��, U. C,  In West Kootenay, and defy competition \n thai? line   ���   ���'-    ���  pu^. Rup,'^pa?00' ^up^iu8' $atting' ��Tk6t^ Bp?Jin? -^d Pillow';  -o-  ��� ���jnU'V-1     '��  NFXSON AND KASLO, B. C.  3?SS2  , . , PBALER IN . , .  LJl 1���1 Pill"  ^  ^11 ^l^ of  Canvas Ooods.  Wag$3 Coverg,  Sailgr Bai?g,  Hammoclicp,   ;  pa^vas CotJBQds.  '<*>  KELSQN,  JD*   C  ���M'"H  '^PDKESS  ��� NELSOJT.  THE MERCHANTS' BANK OF HALIFAX,  Incorporated 1869. ���.  CAPITAL PAID UP ' $1,500,000.00 ,     ,  ..BBBT./I.'.............. ;���;-��������� ,.,,.,  1,175,000.00   -  Head Office HAH5AX, N( 8,  T. j^.. KENNY, Hsq.. ProEjiiont,  D. H. DPHCAj^J. Cashier.  BiRiKJJwantlCRrreBponfteau'lntho pri^lP^1 cll,es Ia thecProyJpco��(  Unltca Butci M  Groat Britain, and t^t Vaacouver, Bosslaud, Hanalmo and Nolsoa.B. C.  '   AwHemlbanlfinBbaiipeMiransBOtod.   Sterling bills oi exchange bougtjt and sold.   Inters of credit, etc,, uogotiatccj.  Acnouots nnd deposiU received on moat favorable terms.  ���        GEOEGE KYDD,  'Manager Nelson-Branch.  ���*w^��f  r_rv  Best branda in Canada manufactured right   in Kootenay by tbe firm of  %%   VANCOUVER, VICTORIA, NELSON.  Ginger ale, lemonade, sarsaparilla, plain Boda,. Byrups, essences  augoutura, orange, bitters. Box 108, NELSON.  BREWERY.  ��� .    m.i-n\Jr*w  IV KEOS  H0TKLEB.  ��-BJJ��WRB8 07���  FINE LAGER BEER  AND PORTER .  *  ���   ���  Orders Promptly attended to.  R.RIestererand Co., Props., .���-.-.NELSON, B. C,  M0Y1E, EAST K00TEMAY.B. C.  Tbe jibove hotel has been recently erected, and neatly furnished through-  out.  Cosy and Comfortable  Rooms.  The bar ia supplied with tho  beet branda  of liquors   and  cigars.    .  Haadquartsrs for_Mining Man.  Toronto  HOUSE.  Men'H suits, Shirts and Underwear, boots, shoes  and Rubbers, Bocks, glovcB and braces.  Every thing the rwilroad  and city man wants. ...  GIVE US A CAM..  \J  /vTTvr' tS'-  ��� b.  and GofTeefcHouse.  JOB.'FROBUS,   ���-���'���.��      .-     Proprietor  MOYIE CITY, B. 0.  ..��,���mrnrnrn^ ���,-���..,������,.....i��SS  LAKE) -SHORB  Barber Shop  ���AND��� '���'���  Bath Rooms  J. K. MU80BAVE,      ���      _   VrcpriotOf  MOYIE, B.C.. ���  iw��M��wii��CTan��ag=3W����M��MMiwiM.ii��i��K_��w_��aaMBM��a��wgB  FOR RENT  A five room Hotel 24s  30 feet in.size.   Apply  GEO. BASSETT,  Moyie, B. C  REID & CO..  MOYIIi, B. c.  DAINARD & STEWART,  General - Blacksmihing,^  Miners' Supplies. Horeeoboe-  ing a specialty.   ...  MOYIE CITY, B, C,

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